Hirai Shoten (平井聖天), formally Tomyoji (燈明寺), is a Shingon Buddhist temple with a relatively large Hondo (main hall).
When this temple was founded is unknown.
It's a 3-minute walk from JR Sobu Line Hirai Station.
This temple does firewalking performance on the Setsubun Day (February 3).
Sanmon is the front gate of a temple.
Hondo is the main hall of a temple. It is dedicated to Fudo Myooh, a mighty Buddhist deity who destroys evil with force and fire.
Shotendo enshrines Shoten, who is also known as Kangiten, a Buddhist figure often regarded as a powerful but fearsome divinity.
Access: 3-min walk from JR Sobu Line Hirai Station
Tachibana Taisho MinkaenJapanese
Tachibana Taisho Minkaen (立花大正民家園) is a house museum across the river from Hirai Shoten Temple.
This small house, constructed in 1917, was the residence of a local farmer.
If you're going to visit Hirai Shoten, visit here also.
6-13-17 Tachibana, Sumida-ku, Tokyo MAP
Access: 5-min walk from Hirai Shoten Temple